Justine Marie Bruyère has worked as an educator, researcher and mentor for the last 15 years. As an elementary school teacher, Justine's; efforts were focused on engagement strategies and bringing the arts into the classroom, specifically involving lower school classrooms. In 2017, Justine completed her Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning from the University of Toronto, OISE. Justine's; interest areas combine critical literacy, the arts, reading and writing, technology, and qualitative research. Currently, Justine lectures in the Leadership, Policy, and Organization program at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. Areas of specialization:
- Critical literacy and education
- Literacy (reading/writing development)
- Second language learning
- ELL, early literacy learning
- Curriculum and instruction, action research.